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Resistance

11047
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1794BWAS-1793
Launched28.9.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPaimboeuf - Brittany BWAS-1793
Designed by
Pierre DegayFrench
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured9.3.1797BWAS-1793
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Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck160' 6"Imperial Feet48.7705 
Length of Keel134' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet40.8496 
Breadth40' 8 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Draught Forward16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Draught Aft17' 10"Imperial Feet5.1816 

Armament


1797Broadside Weight = 388 French Livre (418.7296 lbs 189.926 kg)W005
Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck14 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Forecastle2 French 8-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1797 - 1797Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste Montagnies LaroqueFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1847
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Service History


DateEventSource
9.3.1797Action of 1797-03-09
9.3.1797Taken by
San Fiorenzo (36) 1794-1837
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest

9.3.1797Taken by
Nymphe (36) 1780-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest


 

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